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Lily Cole’s £200,000 government grant fails to pay off

What will be David Cameron’s legacy? The former Prime Minister is keen to be remembered for his social justice reform, but it’s more likely he’ll be remembered for taking Britain out of the EU. However, it’s some of his financial decisions that continue to trouble Mr S.

Take, for example, the £200,000 of taxpayers’ money the Cabinet Office has gifted Lily Cole since 2013.

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